Editor's note: Jamil Zaidan is a MBA student in the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and currently in ISM 7505: Inbound Information Technology.
With costs of tuition rising each year, potential students are seriously contemplating if obtaining an MBA is really worth the cost. Is it really worth the tens of thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours spent away from friends and family? The answer can vary for everyone as it depends on each individual’s situation. If you are working the corporate world (which is where I have been my entire career), the benefits of getting an MBA tend to outweigh the consequences for numerous reasons: